Andy Andrews was a big deal back in the 1950s – if he would have ever seen print. Now Archie Comics is bringing the unpublished comic “Iron Curtain Caper” to the world at ArchieComics.com.

Archie Comics alum and writer Tom DeFalco and Editor-in-Chief Victor Gorelick knew of the unpublished Golden Age, Pre-1957 Archie pages featuring a character named Andy Andrews, and in a discussion about him Tom became so inspired that he spent all night creating a new story about Andy! The next day, Tom passionately pitched the concept to Gorelick, who immediately approved the story. It is a tale of bravery, mystery, excitement, laughter and spies. It is the adventure of “The Man from R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.”!

“Bringing back ‘The Man from R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.’ is a great vehicle for introducing Andy Andrews into the world of Archie,” said Archie Comics Editor-in-Chief, Victor Gorelick. “It fits the action/adventure theme of Andy’s unpublished comic right into Archie and the gang’s antics!”

You can read the comic for free at the ArchieComics.com website.

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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2 Comments

  1. June 23, 2010 at 12:18 pm — Reply

    For somer eason, the art on Andy reminds me of Terry from “Terry and the Pirates”.

    • June 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm — Reply

      Duh – that should be “some reason”. My space bar hates me.

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